Free Trip to India Sweeptakes - Official Rules

Sponsor: Surya, Inc. 140 Executive Drive, Calhoun, GA 30701

How to Enter: All Surya Rewards members that have attained Gold, Platinum or Diamond status in the program are automatically entered into the sweepstakes. 

Eligibility: Sweepstakes is open to Surya Rewards members who have attained Gold status or higher and who are legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia and are 18 years of age or older as of the date of entry, except employees of Sponsor and its affiliates, subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies and the immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each such employee. Sweepstakes is void where prohibited by law.

Drawing: One winner will be selected in a random drawing on or about April 8, 2014. All decisions are final. Odds of winning will be determined by the number of eligible entries. Prize consists of only those items specifically described as included in the prize. All fees, federal, state and other taxes, costs and expenses relating to the use, acceptance and possession of the prize are the sole responsibility of the winner.

Prize: One (1) winner will receive two (2) round trip coach class airline tickets and three (3) nights of accommodation at a luxury hotel in Varanasi, India as well as a tour of the Surya factory in Bhadohi, India. Winner must redeem the prize package within one (1) year from date prize is awarded. If winner is unable to redeem the package within the time period required, the prize will be forfeited. The winner is not entitled to exchange or transfer prizes or to obtain cash or other substitutes, but Sponsor in its sole discretion may substitute prizes of equal or greater value. Reservation requests must be placed no less than sixty (60) days prior to requested departure date. Winner must obey all local laws in regard to lodging restrictions. All expenses and incidental travel costs not expressly stated in the package description above, including but not limited to; ground transportation, personal charges at lodging, meals, telecommunication charges, security fees, taxes, or other expenses or incidentals are sole responsibility of the winner.Winner and travelling companion must have valid passports and visa at the time of travel.  Travel may be subject to additional terms and conditions, including any blackout dates as determined by the Sponsor. Prize is subject to availability, and completion of all required releases, forms, and paperwork. The approximate retail value of the prize is $10,000 USD, but actual price may vary depending on destination and route of selected flight or other factors. Federal, state and local taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of the winner. 

Notification: Sponsor will contact potential winner on or about April 8, 2014 to accept or decline the prize via phone and/or email on record. If a potential winner does not respond within a week of notification an alternate potential winner will be selected. Upon prize forfeiture, no payment or other compensation will be made to the original potential winner. In the event that a potential winner is disqualified for any reason, Sponsor will award the prize to an alternate winner by random drawing from among all remaining entries. There will be three (3) alternate drawings. After the third such drawing, the prize will remain un-awarded. No substitution, exchange or transfer of prize except by Sponsor, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be substituted.

Release: By participating, entrants agree to these Official Rules. Entrants are solely responsible for their own actions and agree to hold harmless Sponsor and its respective parent, subsidiaries, divisions and related companies, together with and the respective officers, directors, employees, agents, successors, assigns and licensees of each of them, and those companies supplying prizes (collectively the "Released Parties") from any liability for losses, damages or injuries arising in connection with their participation in the Sweepstakes or the award or use of a prize.

Privacy: Sponsor’s privacy policy applies to the Sweepstakes and can be found on

Publicity: Acceptance of a prize constitutes consent to Sponsor's use of winner's name, likeness, photograph, voice, opinions and/or hometown and state for promotional purposes in any media, worldwide, (including but not limited to internet and television broadcast) without further consent or compensation except where prohibited.

General Conditions: Sponsor and each of its affiliates, subsidiaries, parent corporations, and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents, are not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate entry information, theft, tampering, destruction, or unauthorized access to, or alteration of entries; any error, omission, interruption, defect or delay in operation or transmission of any Sweepstakes-related website; failure of any entry to be received by Sponsor due to technical problems or human error; printing or other errors. Sponsor reserves the right to modify, suspend or terminate the Sweepstakes in the event that it becomes necessary due to circumstances beyond Sponsor's control. In the event the Sweepstakes is terminated early, a potential Winner will be selected from all eligible entries received at the time of termination.